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    Ben Glick
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    I enjoyed taking this photo, I found myself constantly wondering what the perfect photo was and how to capture all the details, but no matter what I couldn’t get the camera and myself to line into focus with my expectations, so I decided instead of adding details, why don’t I remove all of them, and just focus on one? The product behind the method turned out to be very rewarding.

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    #34027

    Ben Glick
    Participant

    I have to apologize I will add in specs for the photo in a little bit, this photo required very different settings than what I already had, but they should be posted very shortly.

    #34075

    Joseph Camuso
    Participant

    @ryanben2, Wow! I really love this photo! The stunning colors in the background work great with the “cold” blue of the cup and foreground elements.

    However, I almost feel like the cup is gonna slid away because of the slight angle of the shot. ๐Ÿ˜€ Is there a reason you shot it like that?

    #34079

    Ben Glick
    Participant

    Haha, Thanks I appreciate your feedback, yes I did originally take the photo upright and then turned the photo .17 degrees to the left to try and add an effect that changed the whole photo, I have the original photo before most of the editing, and after a lot of time looking and changing it, I just found that I had a better contrast between the water and the cup with a line of sun showing, than almost a flat look. Hope that helps your question. Thanks for the feedback, I will be sure to remember that for my next photo shoot! @JosephCamuso

    #34526

    James Staddon
    Keymaster

    I decided instead of adding details, why donโ€™t I remove all of them, and just focus on one?

    Excellent approach! I’d simplify it a bit more by cropping out the bit of orange at the top of the frame.

    Also, I’m not sure about the intentional tilt. Perhaps it’s because the subject is in the middle of the frame. Perhaps it’s because it’s a glass….and I’m worried about it sliding off the table. ๐Ÿ™‚

    #34562

    Ben Glick
    Participant

    Wow @jamesstaddon Thanks so much! I personally love the orange at the top, I thought it contrasted great with the dark blue of everything else, (kinda so it’s not just all dark?) I have heard from the website and people at home about changing the cropping, I respectfully disagree slightly, I think it adds a little bit of uniqueness into the photo compared to that of a regular upright one. I hope that makes sense, thanks again for taking time out of your schedule and really taking time to go over this and bring out some important details!

    #34690

    James Staddon
    Keymaster

    That’s great @ryanben2! Always open for suggestions, but always standing by what you think looks right.

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